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Letter From America – The Proclaimers

Difficulty: Easy

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  • _C
  • _D
    _C#
    _Db
  • _E
    _D#
    _Eb
  • _F
  • _G
    _F#
    _Gb
  • _A
    _G#
    _Ab
  • _B
    _A#
    _Bb
  • .C
  • .D
    .C#
    .Db
  • .E
    .D#
    .Eb
  • .F
  • .G
    .F#
    .Gb
  • .A
    .G#
    .Ab
  • .B
    .A#
    .Bb
  • C
  • D
    C#
    Db
  • E
    D#
    Eb
  • F
  • G
    F#
    Gb
  • A
    G#
    Ab
  • B
    A#
    Bb
  • ^C
  • ^D
    ^C#
    ^Db
  • ^E
    ^D#
    ^Eb
  • ^F
  • ^G
    ^F#
    ^Gb
  • ^A
    ^G#
    ^Ab
  • ^B
    ^A#
    ^Bb
  • *C
  • *D
    *C#
    *Db
  • *E
    *D#
    *Eb
  • *F
  • *G
    *F#
    *Gb
  • *A
    *G#
    *Ab
  • *B
    *A#
    *Bb
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A catchy tune originally by The Proclaimers, it has a really cool vibe to it and is a lovely melody to play. It's nice and easy making it perfect for beginners -I hope you enjoy the letter notes :)

 

G             G   ^E   ^D   ^C    B     ^C
When you go will you send back

^C ^D-^C  ^G  ^F-^E-^D-^C
A letter from America?

G       G    ^E  ^D  ^C   B   ^C
Take a look up the rail track

B  ^C-^D-^C   B   A-B-^C
From Miami to Canada

 

^C     ^C    ^C   ^C  ^A-^G
Broke off from my work

^C ^C-^C ^A
The other day

^C        ^C    ^C-^C     A - A       A-A
Spent the evening thinking about

^A  ^G   ^G   ^G     ^C    ^C-^C-A
All the blood that flowed away ~

 

^C-^C ^C ^A-^G-^C
Across the ocean

^C   ^C  ^C-^C   ^A
To the second chance

^C ^C-^C ^C ^C  B ^C
I wonder how it got on

^C       ^C      ^D      ^D     ^D-^C    ^C
When it reached the promised land?

 

G             G   ^E   ^D   ^C    B     ^C
When you go will you send back

^C ^D-^C  ^G  ^F-^E-^D-^C
A letter from America?

G       G    ^E  ^D  ^C   B   ^C
Take a look up the rail track

B  ^C-^D-^C   B   A-B-^C
From Miami to Canada

 

^C     ^C    ^C  ^C  ^A-^G
I've looked at the ocean

^C     ^C   ^C   ^G-^G-^G
Tried hard to imagine

^C    ^C   ^C    ^C   ^C    A    A       A
The way you felt the day you sailed

^G         ^A-^G   ^G ^G  ^C-^C  ^C
From Wester Ross to Nova Scotia...

 

^C     ^C     ^C     ^A   ^G-^C
We should have held you

^C      ^C      ^C    ^A   ^C
We should have told you

^C   ^C    ^C    ^C   ^C   ^C   B-^C
But you know our sense of timing

^C   ^D-^D  ^C   ^C   ^C
We always wait too long

 

G             G   ^E   ^D   ^C    B     ^C
When you go will you send back

^C ^D-^C  ^G  ^F-^E-^D-^C
A letter from America?

G       G    ^E  ^D  ^C   B   ^C
Take a look up the rail track

B  ^C-^D-^C   B   A-B-^C
From Miami to Canada

 

B-^C-^C   ^C    B
Lochaber no more

^C-^C-^C   ^C    B
Sutherland no more

^C-^C ^D   B
Lewis no more

^C   ^C   A-G
Skye no more...

 

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